Meaning of “crisis” - Learner’s Dictionary

crisis

noun [ C, U ] us uk /ˈkraɪsɪs/ plural crises /ˈkraɪsiːz/

B2 a situation or time that is extremely dangerous or difficult:

The country's leadership is in crisis.
→ See also mid-life crisis

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(Definition of “crisis” from the Cambridge Learner’s Dictionary © Cambridge University Press)